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Latest Reports

April 19, 2011
Under a state of emergency enforced continuously for 30 years, Egyptian authorities can arrest anyone they choose on the mere suspicion that they might be a threat to public order and security. They can then detain them by administrative order withou...
April 11, 2011
Thousands of Iraqis have taken to the streets since early February 2011 to protest against the chronic lack of basic services, rising prices, mass unemployment and endemic corruption, and to demand greater civil and political rights. The security for...
March 18, 2011
Hundreds of people are locked up on spurious grounds under the Public Safety Act in Jammu and Kashmir every year. This report exposes a catalogue of human rights violations associated with the use of administrative detention under the Public Safety A...
March 17, 2011
On 2 April elections will begin in Nigeria. The Nigerian authorities and the Independent National Electoral Commission must prevent a repeat of the political violence that characterised the 2007 and 2003 elections. In the run-up to the elections, the...